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Erik Haula | Center | #56

Team: Vegas Golden Knights
Age / DOB:  (26) / 3/23/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 193
College: Minnesota
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 7 (182) / MIN
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Erik Haula posted a goal with a pair of assists and a plus-1 rating in Tuesday's shootout victory against Anaheim.
Haula also won nine of his 17 faceoffs. Since flipping the calendar from November to December, the Finnish left winger has picked up the pace. He has two goals with four points and a plus-1 rating through three games in December. Haula is currently on pace for a 50-point season and that would smash his previous best of 34 points set back in 2015-16 with the Minnesota Wild. Dec 6 - 2:53 AM

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Erik Haula scored the game-winning goal and registered an assist in Vegas' 5-2 win over Vancouver Thursday night.

Haula has six goals and 11 points in 14 contests in 2017-18 after recording just 26 points with Minnesota last season. David Perron, William Karlsson, and Jonathan Marchessault each contributed a goal and an assist as well for Vegas. Reilly Smith netted his sixth goal and 14th point in 18 games. James Neal registered an assist to extend his point streak to three games.
Nov 17 - 12:02 PM

Erik Haula scored his fifth of the season as the Vegas Golden Knights dropped their first-ever meeting against the Montreal Canadiens 3-2.

Haula scored a beautiful one-timer goal with a little under two minutes remaining in the third period of Tuesday's game. He now has five goals and eight points in 11 games, not bad for a player whose career high is 34 points in a season. He missed a few games earlier in the season with a lower-body injury.
Nov 7 - 10:43 PM

Erik Haula scored two goals and picked up an assist in a 5-4 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday.

As a team, the Golden Knights scored on three of five power play opportunities, with Haula picking up one of his goals on the man advantage. He now has four goals and six points in nine games this season. Alex Tuch (PPG), Jonathan Marchessault (PPG) and William Karlsson also scored for the Golden Knights.
Nov 4 - 5:08 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) is good to return to Vegas' lineup.

Haula was out for four straight games. Now that he's ready to play, he's projected to be on a line with Alex Tuch and Oscar Lindberg.
Oct 27 - 5:24 PM

Erik Haula (lower body) and Jonathan Marchessault (lower body) appear to be game-time decisions for Tuesday night.

Coach Gerard Gallant wouldn't confirm if either player will play against Chicago. We should get a better idea of Vegas' lineup during the pregame warmup.
Oct 24 - 2:42 PM

Erik Haula skated on Saturday for the first time since suffering a lower body injury a week ago.

Haula is questionable for Tuesday after skating for 25 minutes before the start of practice. He has a goal and an assist in four games this season.
Oct 22 - 10:22 AM

Erik Haula (lower body) may get back on the ice Saturday.

"He's doing much better," coach Gerard Gallant said. Haula hasn't played since Oct. 13 because of a lower-body injury.
Oct 21 - 11:21 AM

Erik Haula is expected to miss at least one week with a lower-body injury.

It's assumed Haula was injured on the low hit that led to his fight. Regardless, he has no fantasy upside at the moment.
Oct 14 - 6:41 PM

Erik Haula was not present at practice today despite reports to the contrary.

Haula was placed on injured reserve, making room for Vegas to call-up Vadim Shipachyov. However, earlier reports had Haula practicing alongside Leipsic and Shipachyov. This should all be cleared up by head coach Gerard Gallant in his post practice press-conference.
Oct 14 - 3:36 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights have placed Erik Haula on IR, making room to call-up Vadim Shipachyov from the AHL.

However, Haula is still practicing with the team and is alongside Shipachyov and Leipsic. There will likely be an update made available at the conclusion of practice. Haula's injury might have something to due with his fight with Tomas Tatar last night.
Oct 14 - 3:21 PM

Erik Haula is excited to be part of the Golden Knights.

Haula was selected in the expansion draft from Minnesota and he agreed to a three-year contract with the team. "You're starting to build your own legacy. Nothing has happened [in Vegas] before. Everything is new," said Haula. "It's a great opportunity for everybody, so you just start building from there. Everyone is new, so we've just got to kick it into gear as fast as possible and spend a lot of time with the guys on the team and get to know each other. I'm really excited for this opportunity in my career." He is expected to kill penalties and has proven over the last two years that he is capable of contributing offensively.
Aug 12 - 3:22 PM

Erik Haula has signed a three-year contract with the Vegas Golden Knights.

Haula's new deal will have an annual average value of $2.75 million. He was slated to be a restricted free agent on July 1.
Jun 21 - 10:33 PM

Erik Haula has been selected by Vegas from the Minnesota Wild in the expansion draft.

The Golden Knights also acquired prospect Alex Tuch for third-round pick in 2017 or 2018. Haula recorded 15 goals and 26 points in 72 games last season. He is expected to sign a multi-year contract with the Golden Knights.
Jun 21 - 10:15 PM

Erik Haula will reportedly sign a multi-year deal with the Vegas Golden Knights.

Agreeing to terms with Haula will prevent the Golden Knights from taking players like Eric Staal, Matt Dumba or Marco Scandella in the expansion draft. According to sources, the Wild will also give up prospect Alex Tuch to Vegas and get a conditional draft pick in the move.
Jun 21 - 10:37 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1William Karlsson
2Erik Haula
3Cody Eakin
4Ryan Carpenter
5Mikhail Grabovski
6Reid Duke
LW1David Perron
2Jonathan Marchessault
3Oscar Lindberg
4Brendan Leipsic
5William Carrier
RW1James Neal
2Reilly Smith
3Tomas Nosek
4Alex Tuch
5David Clarkson
D1Nate Schmidt
2Colin Miller
3Shea Theodore
4Brad Hunt
5Brayden McNabb
6Deryk Engelland
7Luca Sbisa
8Jon Merrill
9Clayton Stoner
G1Marc-Andre Fleury
2Malcolm Subban
3Oscar Dansk